Ipswich: Teenager charged following serious assault in Russell Road

A TEENAGER has been charged following a serious assault in Ipswich in May.

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 4.30pm on Monday, May 21 with a report that an 18-year-old man had been stabbed in Russell Road, Ipswich. The man had received a puncture wound to his back.

Two men were arrested close to the scene.

Oshanie Ashton-Coburn, 19, from Forest Lane, Martlesham Heath, has been charged with possession with intent to supply a controlled class A drug, possession of a knife in a public place, assisting an offender and money laundering.

He will appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court on August 29.


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The second man, aged 18 and from Ipswich, has been given a caution for possession of a class A drug.

A third man who was arrested in relation to this incident on May 24, Shadrach O’Connor, aged 19 from Nacton Crescent, Ipswich has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

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His next court appearance is at Ipswich Crown Court on August 31.

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